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Homework Strategies For Students: How To Do Your Assignments Quickly

For a student, there’s nothing worse than having a ton of homework to do! You’ve been in school all day, perhaps you’ve had a music lesson or some sports after school, come home to eat supper and now you have a ton of homework. You need strategies to get it done quickly so your whole life isn’t spent doing homework. Here are some tips you can try:

  1. Keep everything you need in one basket. When it’s time to do your school work, all you have do is grab the basket with all your supplies in it. No more time wasted looking for a pencil or a calculator.
  2. Remove all distractions from your study area, including computer, TV, remote, phone and anything else that you know will grab your attention.
  3. Set aside a quiet place in your house to do homework, announce to everyone you are doing homework and to please not interrupt you.
  4. Start with the hardest assignments first so that as you go along, your work just gets easier. Don’t lie on your bed to do homework. If you need to use your bedroom, sit in a chair at a desk if possible. This will help you stay focused and get the job done quickly and efficiently.
  5. Make sure you have good lighting so your eyes aren’t squinting. This will help you work quickly without having tired eyes that could slow you down.
  6. Always have your assignments written down in one spot so you never have to try and remember what they are. If you sit at your desk racking your memory to try to remember which questions you were given. You can just quickly look in your agenda, and get started to work immediately.
  7. You are more awake and alert during the day than at night, and you can work quicker and more efficiently during the day.
  8. If you aren’t sure of some of your questions, ask your teacher ahead of time so you’re not sitting in front of the assignment without a clue how to do it.

This may seem like a lot of tips but really, when you start implementing some of them, you will notice right away that you can accomplish your homework much more quickly. Pretty soon it will just become second nature to you and you will find your school work getting done quickly each day.